Coordinates the activities of Medical Staff Services in assisting the Medical Staff to perform the functions required in Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, JCAHO standards and all other accreditation and licensing agencies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Implements new programs, as indicated, to effectively meet the needs of the Medical Staff.
Assists the Medical Staff with annual review of Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations.
Diligently monitors credentialing function to ensure compliance with Bylaws, State and Federal regulations.
Communicates effectively with members of the Medical Staff, other medical professionals, hospital staff, legal counsel, and community contacts.
Attends Credentials Committee and Executive Committee meetings of the Medical Staff and records minutes of the proceedings.
Assists with the development, planning, and implementation of credentialing/privileging process.
Tracks clinical privileges of medical staff and allied health staff and assists in development of privilege criteria.
Monitors the focused professional practice evaluation process for new medical staff members and for newly granted clinical privileges.
Ensures that all documents that have to be renewed are reviewed, obtained and managed on a monthly basis.
Participates in Quality Improvement activities.
Maintains confidential credentials files, electronic medical staff database, and medical staff correspondence.
Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.
Acts as liaison between staff and management, and acts on behalf of management in the absence of such.
Provides training and acts as a mentor for staff.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Exhibits high degree of responsibility for confidential matters.
Commitment to continuous learning and keeping abreast in the Medical Staff Services industry.
Experience in database management, medical staff and/or credentialing services required.
Strong organizational skills, independent work management skills, and proficiency in working with computerized databases required.
Associates degree preferred.
Medical staff services experience required.
Certification by National Association of Medical Staff Services (CPMSM or CPCS) or eligible for certification within one year of hire preferred.
Management experience preferred.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!